This week at Casey

  • Main power house at Casey

    23 October 2009

    The secret of the blue buildings, end of winter celebrations and transmogrified icebergs.

  • Weddell seal pup

    16 October 2009

    First spring babies arrive, skiway preparation begins and fuel depots are set up for air ops refueling.

  • Vehicles and expeditioners at remote automatic weather station

    9 October 2009

    Law Dome lightning visit Last week a second trip up to Law Dome was needed to tweak some of the electronics on the AWS (automatic weather station). One vehicle with Anthony, Kheyan and Clive completed the 16-hour day trip. Tray …

  • Casey station Expeditoners ariving at McMurdo station with A319 in background

    6 November 2009

    McMurdo Station 49 new summering expeditioners flew to Casey via McMurdo this week. Due to weather delays at McMurdo, 49 lucky people had to spend a week on station enjoying the American hospitality. We flew in on the 26th October …

  • Casey Station Leader speaking, via video link, during staff farewell at AAD Kingston

    13 November 2009

    One first and one annual event were celebrated at Casey this week. For the first time the ceremony marking the retirement of one of the Division's longer serving employees, Richard M, was able to be joined by the stations through …

  • Three Casey expeditioners before their hair restyle

    11 December 2009

    Movember, that month of wierd and wonderful facial-hair creations has raised over $9000 for charity. Also see stunning sunsets, and a fine example of colonial salp.

  • Crane at work

    27 November 2009

    Visits to Wilkes and Browning Peninsula, and construction of accommodation units.

  • Casey chef

    20 November 2009

    The new chef is tested and given a gold star, new expeditioners get into survival training and a piece of the science puzzle of the annual cycles of phytoplankton feeding frenzies explained.

  • Traverse train on ice

    2 October 2009

    Cape Poinsett Traverse It was during the early hours of the morning of the 15th August when a dedicated crew consisting of Tim, Barry, Allen, Anthony & Kheyan left Casey station headed eastwards to Cape Poinset, which is some 130 …

  • Antarctic circle sign

    25 September 2009

    Law Dome Traverse  With the end of winter approaching fast and new summerers only weeks away, it was time for our second traverse of the year. The A-team of Kheyan, Troy, Lisa, Clive, Nic and Liam headed out last week …

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